Tonight's special guest is Dr. Asa Don Brown, a returning NAASCA family member from Quebec and upstate New York. An author, speaker, and clinical psychologist, it was during his formative years that he endured a number of hardships and personal challenges. Yet, he would not allow these hardships or challenges to prevent him from reaching his ultimate ambitions in life. He's been a featured columnist and an occasional editor for more than 450 publications. Dr. Brown's work has been featured in a variety of professional and popular journals, magazines, and online columns. As someone with an eclectic ethnic background, Dr. Brown has always tried to learn as much as he could about his heritage. As a proud Native American, Dr. Brown appreciated learning about his ancestral lineage. Being born and raised in Oklahoma, his formative years taught him to appreciate the value of human life and life in general. It was during his formative years that he endured a number of hardships and personal challenges. He has a passion for cooking. It is not uncommon for Asa to experiment on his family and friends with new recipes and recipe concepts. He really enjoys spending time with his children in the kitchen teaching and exploring with them the art of cooking. As a clinician, he has frequently recommended cooking as a therapeutic approach to solace, solitude, and comfort. The atmosphere of Asa's kitchen is a place of calmness, cheer, and capable of rejuvenating the inner-person. Dr. Asa Don Brown is the author of Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace, Finding Solutions that Work, Waiting to Live and The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Adult Perception and Worldview, 2008. Dr. Brown is ambitious to complete his first novel by the end of 2021.